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Flags lowered for Wisconsin Rapids native who died at Volk Field

Wisconsin Rapids (WXOW) — Governor Tony Evers ordered flags to fly at half-staff for Nicholas Janz.

Janz is a Wisconsin Rapids native who died on July 1 at Volk Field. Officials say he was repairing runway lights when he touched a live electrical source.

Janz was a facility maintenance specialist with the Department of Military Affairs.

According to an obituary, he worked at Volk Field since 2010. He leaves behind a wife and three children, including numerous other family members.

A service is scheduled for Saturday, July 6 in Warrens, WI.

Kevin Millard

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